Resultados: 7

Transfer of pre-hospital care and its potential risks for patient safety

ABSTRACT Objective: to identify potential risks to patient safety during the transfer of pre-hospital care. Method: a descriptive-exploratory study, with a qualitative approach. Data collection occurred between April and June 2018, with non-participant observation and semi-structured interview, in a ...

Transition of care at discharge from the Intensive Care Unit: a scoping review

Objective: to map the available evidence on the components of the transition of care, practices, strategies, and tools used in the discharge from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to the Inpatient Unit (IU) and its impact on the outcomes of adult patients. Method: a scoping review using search strategies in...

Necessity is the mother of invention: an innovative hospitalist-resident initiative for improving quality and reducing readmissions from skilled nursing facilities

Background: Hospital readmissions have been a major challenge to the US health system. Medicare data shows that approximately 25% of Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) residents are readmitted back to the hospital within 30 days. Some of the major reasons for high readmission rates include fragmente...

Evaluation of the performance of the modified early warning score in a Brazilian public hospital

Rev. bras. enferm; 72 (6), 2019
ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the performance of the modified early warning score (Mews) in a nursing ward for patients in clinical deterioration. Method: This is an analytical, quantitative and predictive study. Mews' parameters (systolic blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, temperature and...

Atividades das enfermeiras de ligação na alta hospitalar: uma estratégia para a continuidade do cuidado

Objetivo descrever as atividades desenvolvidas pelas enfermeiras de ligação para a continuidade do cuidado após a alta hospitalar. Método estudo descritivo, qualitativo, pautado no referencial teórico Cuidado Baseado nas Forças. A amostra compreendeu 23 enfermeiras de ligação. Os dados foram c...

Project K: Training for hospital-community safe transition

Rev. bras. enferm; 71 (supl.5), 2018
ABSTRACT Objective: To define the safe transition process from hospital to community of patients with chronic mental disorders and their families. Method: This was an action research study included in the constructivist paradigm. The participants in the study were nurses from a psychiatry service and f...

Calidad del transporte neonatal en el Valle del Cauca: un reto para salud

Av. enferm; 32 (1), 2014
Introducción: El transporte neonatal es un procedimiento que involucra la exposición al riesgo dependiendo de la complejidad de la patología y de la calidad con que se efectúe. Este estudio pretende evaluar la seguridad en el transporte a recién nacidos que ingresan a una unidad neonatal como un atr...